Essex Clerks' Logo
supporting clerks supporting governors

Meetings for all Clerks

FORTHCOMING TERMLY BRIEFINGS FOR ALL CLERKS (free of charge):-

Future Clerks’ Information Updates will be held as follows:

Tuesday 10th January 2023 at 5pm

Tuesday 18th April 2023 including the AGM

 

Please note that further information regarding the ECA Clerks Conference that was held on Thursday 12th MAY 2022 can be found on the Events and Conference page.

All events can be booked at bookings@essexclerks.org

 

INFORMATION FROM PAST TERMLY BRIEFINGS

To open documents for editing please select the item you wish to open and right click to open in a new window. Then hit enter and the document should be shown at the bottom of your screen. Select it and then it should open for you. Apologies for this workaround but we hope this will work for you.

2022 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

Model – Pay-Policy-SchoolsAcademies-Sept-2022

Model – KCSIE REGISTER 2022

Model – CODE OF CONDUCT REGISTER 2022

GOV Uk – Ofsted Summary of changes Summer 2022

GOV uk – Inspecting schools_ guide for maintained and academy schools –

GOV.UK Gov UK – Early years inspection handbook for Ofsted-registered provision for September 2022 –

GOV.UK GOV UK – Cost of school uniforms Essex – Safeguarding Information for Visitors to School – August 2022

DfE Schools Causing Concern Guidance Update Sept 22

DfE Searching, Screening and Confiscation

DfE Understanding your data_ a guide for school governors and academy trustees – GOV.UK

DfE What academies, free schools and colleges must or should publish online – GOV.UK

DfE Working_together_to_improve_school_attendance

ECA Briefing PP Sept 2022

ECA Draft agenda Sept 2022

ESFA – Academies_Planning_Calendar_2022_to_2023_

DfE School Resource Management – Building a stronger system strategy

DfE Recovery premium funding – GOV.UK

DfE Information note for academy trusts about academy transfer – GOV.UK

DfE Implementing school system reform in 2022-23

DfE Get school-to-school support from system leaders – GOV.UK

DfE Find volunteers to become school governors and trustees – GOV.UK

DfE Education recovery_ guidance for governors and trustees – GOV.UK

DfE Cost of school uniforms – GOV.UK

13. GOV UK – Working together to safeguard children

15. Safeguarding Company – Senior Mental Health Lead_ What You Need to Know

17. HSE inspectors to assess the management of asbestos in schools

18. DfE Implementing school system reform

Academy_trust_handbook_2022

DfE – Implementing_your_school_s_approach_to_pay

DfE Behaviour_in_Schools_guidance_July_2022

DfE Careers guidance and access for education and training providers

13. Essex – Safeguarding Information for Visitors to School – August 2022

13. DfE – Behaviour_in_Schools_guidance_July_2022

12. Essex – Child Protection policy for schools and settings – September 2022

10. GOV UK – Education recovery_ guidance for governors and trustees 1

0. DFE – Working_together_to_improve_school_attendance

10. DfE – National Tutoring Programme – Guidance for Schools

8. GOV UK – Recovery premium funding

8. DfE – School Resource Management – Building a stronger system strategy

5. Electronic Parent Governor Election Guidance

5. KCSIE_2022

5. Model – Data Consent Form Sept 2022

5. Model – Code of Conduct Register

5. Model – Standing Orders Autumn 2022 AV

5. Model – KCSiE Register

2022 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2022 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

Information Update January 2022

DRAFT Spring Term 2022 agenda

ECA Clerks Briefing Spring Term 2022

DfE Schools view on the perceived benefits and obstacles to joining a MAT

EYFS in Schools Aug 2021

EEF_Implementation_Guidance_Report_2019

EEF Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants

EEF_Guide_for_School_Governors_and_Trustees_2019_-_print_version

DfE guidance on flexible working

DfE guidance on school uniform

Institute of Fiscal Studies Report on Education Spending in England Nov 2021

PE & Sports Premium

School-Led_Tutoring_Guidance

Role of Governing Body in School Food July 2021

NGA documents referred in briefing as follows (please go to NGA website –  www.nga.org.uk – to access these)

NGA Priorities, resources and People:  School and trust governance in 2021 – outcome of NGA

Governance Survey

NGA Engaging Parent & Carers: a guide for governing boards

NGA Environmental Sustainability – a whole school approach: a guide for boards (updated November

2021)

NGA Governance Volunteers & Board Practice in 2021 – outcome of NGA Governance Survey

NGA Careers Link Governor/Trustee Role Description

NGA Providing an effective careers programme: The role of governing boards in the secondary phase

(October 2021)

NGA A guide to electing Trustees and Governors: a Guide for Governance Professionals (December

2021)

NGA Online voting options: A Guide for Governance Professionals (December 2021)

NGA Ofsted inspections: a guide for governing boards (November 2021)

NGA Developing an affordable school uniform policy: Information for governing board (December

2021)

NGA Covid-19 – Keeping schools safe: monitoring priorities for governing boards

2021 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2021 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2021 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2020 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2020 Summer Term Update for Clerks

2020 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 2nd Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

The Right People Around the Table 2nd version NGA

Succession Planning – Preparing Your Board for the Future NGA 2019

School Food in England Advice for Governing Boards

Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education DRAFT guidance

NGA Time to Chair a MAT

NCW Careers in Schools for Governors

Navigating the Educational Moral Maze ELC Report

Indicators for Potential Fraud A generic checklist for education providers

Implementing your school’s approach to pay Revised March 2019

Governance Handbook 2019

Final Peer Review Report Essex Exclusions

Fair access to schools – the impact of the appeals and waiting list system EPI

EEF Guide for School Governors and Trustees

ECA Clerks Briefing 2019 Summer Term Presentation

ECA Briefing DRAFT GB 2019 Summer Term agenda template

ECA 2019 Summer Term Briefing Information Update

Academies Account Directions 2018 to 2019

These are the links for other publications mentioned at the briefing

Complaints Procedures – best practice guidance
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-complaints-procedures/best-practice-advice-for-school-complaints-procedures-2019
Supporting governing boards and trustees: reducing teacher workload
No deal preparations for Brexit for schools in England
Multiplication tables check
Deals for schools
Guides on admission appeals for school places
School resource management Self-Assessment Tool

2019 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 End of Term Celebration/Briefings for Clerks

2018 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2017 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Today Here

  • Regular briefing papers on topical subjects relevant to school governance.
  • Access to the dedicated website.
  • The opportunity to attend termly meetings to share good practice and
  • meet and network with other clerks.

Book Training Here

©2017 Essex Clerks. All rights reserved. Responsive Design